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River Rouge, Michigan

River Rouge is a city in southeast Michigan. Located in Wayne County along the River Rouge for which it is named, River Rouge is suburb of Detroit. First incorporated in 1899, River Rouge is an industrialized city of 7,903 residents which occupies a 3.4 square mile area.

River Rouge, Michigan's history includes steel manufacturing, shipbuilding and other heavy industries known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Such materials were widely used in the first half of the 20th century and workers exposed to them may be at risk for mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near River Rouge at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in River Rouge, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in River Rouge

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in River Rouge where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Arthur B Homer
  • Charles S Hebard
  • Consolidated Paper Company
  • Consolidated Paper Company
  • D.M. Clemson
  • Detroit Edison
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Detroit Edison Company - River Rouge Power Plant
  • Detroit Edison Company - Unit #1
  • Detroit Edison/ River Rouge Power House
  • Detroit Wax Paper Company
  • E J Kulas
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Ford Motor Company - Great Lakes Engineering
  • Ford Motor Company - Super Charger Building North End - Construction and Property Services
  • Ford Motor Company Super Charger Building Rouge Plant
  • General Chemical Company
  • Gls Great Lakes Steel No 3 Hot Strip
  • Great Lakes Engineering Works
  • Great Lakes Steel Corporation
  • Herbert C. Jackson
  • Horace Johnson
  • Joshua A. Hatfield
  • Linde Air Products Company
  • Macnaughton
  • Marathon Oil
  • Marblehead Lime Company
  • Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
  • National Steel
  • Peerless Cement
  • Richard V. Lindabury
  • River Rouge Power Plant
  • Sement Solvey Plant
  • William B. Schiller

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near River Rouge, Michigan

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of River Rouge, Michigan. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


3232 Central Park West, Suite C
Toledo, OH 43617

Distance: 51.6 miles


11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Distance: 94.6 miles


2010 East 90th Street
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 91.1 miles


1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 29.9 miles


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Cancer Care Center
5301 Huron River Drive, Suite C-139
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Distance: 25.5 miles


4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 6.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near River Rouge, Michigan

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of River Rouge, Michigan. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Shirish M. Gadgeel
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 6.3 miles

Dr. Gregory P. Kalemkerian
University of Michigan Health System
Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., SPC 5912
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 29.9 miles

Dr. Nathan Pennell
The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail Code R30
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 91.1 miles

Dr. James Stevenson
Cleveland Clinic/Taussig Cancer Institute
Mail Code R35
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 91.1 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in River Rouge, Michigan

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Michigan, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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